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January 03, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the long wait for TLS 1.3 and the effects -- positive and negative -- the delays have had for enterprise security.
December 29, 2017
Protocol scrutiny is good for the upcoming TLS 1.3 update as the process continues to expose, and fix, problems.
June 15, 2017
Microsoft claims recent WannaCry attacks did not influence the decision to disable SMBv1 by default in the next major Windows updates.
June 13, 2017
The recent IPv6 update from the IETF introduces new security and privacy recommendations. Expert Fernando Gont explains these changes and what they mean for organizations.
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IPsec, also known as the Internet Protocol Security or IP Security protocol, defines the architecture for security services for IP network traffic. Continue Reading
Few aspects of the internet are as crucial as the domain name system. It may be that a 'passive' approach to DNS security is the most effective approach. Continue Reading
Securing the DNS protocol is no joke. Learn what the DNS Security Extensions are and the efforts the United States government is taking to push DNSSEC adoption. Continue Reading
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SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit can do network reconnaissance using search engines and the Certificate Transparency framework. Learn how to use IPv6 toolkits from expert Fernando Gont. Continue Reading
The IPv6 specification is now becoming a full-fledged internet standard. New IPv6 features focus on enterprise reliability and operational and security considerations. Continue Reading
Organizations are recognizing the need for network access control systems, but it is important to evaluate and perform research before you invest in enterprise NAC products. Continue Reading
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Unfortunately for enterprises, IPv4 and IPv6 policies don't always agree. Fernando Gont examines the differences between these two security policies, as well as some filtering rules. Continue Reading
The latest draft version of TLS 1.3 is out, and it will likely affect enterprises that use cloud services. Expert Ed Moyle explains the impact on users and their monitoring controls. Continue Reading
Enterprises learn how to prepare for IPv6 with DDoS attack tools. Michael Cobb further addresses the inevitable attacks and what users can do. Continue Reading
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After eight years, Joomla discovered an LDAP vulnerability that could be exploited by threat actors. Learn how the attack works from expert Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend such attacks. Continue Reading
To find out if your IPv6 network has been updated to RFC 7217, you can perform a test using the interface identifier. Expert Fernando Gont explains how to do this. Continue Reading